Comparison between:
- BLU Life One XL
- BLU Life One X (2016)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

BLU Life One XLBLU Life One X (2016)
BLU Life One XLBLU Life One X (2016)

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width78 mm
7.8 cm
0.256 ft
3.071 in
72.8 mm
7.28 cm
0.239 ft
2.866 in
Height156 mm
15.6 cm
0.512 ft
6.142 in
186.8 mm
18.68 cm
0.613 ft
7.354 in
Thickness8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
141 g
0.31 lbs
4.97 oz
Volume100.99 cm³
6.13 in³
114.23 cm³
6.94 in³
ColorsWhite
Gold
Black
Black
White
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Plastic
-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916MediaTek MT6753
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1200 MHz1300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 306ARM Mali-T720 MP3
GPU cores-3
GPU frequency400 MHz450 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency533 MHz666 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density267 ppi
104 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area68.76 %54.99 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
OGS (One Glass Solution)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX135 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
-
Crop factor7.38-
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2820 mAh2900 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time28 h
1680 min
1.2 days
20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time710 h
42600 min
29.6 days
400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
3G talk time17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time660 h
39600 min
27.5 days
400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (USA)0.14 W/kg0.25 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.39 W/kg0.67 W/kg
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